The First Circuit on Tuesday said a Massachusetts federal court was correct to throw out Whole Foods workers' discrimination claims stemming from the disciplining of employees who wore Black Lives Matter face masks to work, holding there could plausibly be non-race-related reasons for the dress code enforcement.
The ability to access abortions following the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs ruling is poised to emerge as a subject of bargaining as unions and employers mull travel assistance, coverage guarantees and other benefits, experts say.
A bipartisan group of senators have sent a letter to an advocacy organization for minor league baseball players asking about how Major League Baseball's century-old exemption from antitrust law has impacted ballplayers in the game's lower professional ranks.
Labor and employment firm Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC selected three attorneys from Fisher Phillips for its Cleveland office, Ogletree said in a press release.
A New Jersey federal judge has tossed a legal malpractice claim by an ex-Teamster who accused his union's New York law firm of failing to properly contest his firing from the New York Daily News after a purpor... (more story)
The National Labor Relations Board's general counsel urged the board to make employers who unlawfully refuse to negotiate with a union pay workers for wages and benefits they could have earned at the table, ar... (more story)
The First Circuit granted on Tuesday a United Steelworkers local's bid to make National Grid and its benefits committee arbitrate a pension dispute, saying the pension plan's governing documents direct cases l... (more story)
A Teamsters local's benefits funds accused a trucking company Tuesday of using alter egos to evade its obligation to provide contributions for pension, welfare and vacation under the parties' collective bargai... (more story)
A former employee of a North American beverage distributor urged a California federal judge to preserve a lawsuit claiming she was improperly laid off due to an error in calculating her seniority, saying she c... (more story)
The Ninth Circuit should back a lower court's ruling that an age discrimination suit from a group of skycaps at Los Angeles International Airport is preempted by federal labor law, a union and employer told th... (more story)
A Hispanic former chief financial officer for a Chicago-based law firm said an executive would regularly make racially discriminatory comments and paid her less than other employees after she reported the rema... (more story)
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that state employers do not have sovereign immunity to a military anti-discrimination law, reviving a former Texas state trooper's allegations that he was unlawfully forc... (more story)
A Fourth Circuit panel on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling in favor of a Virginia public school district over a special education teacher who said she was repeatedly sexually harassed by a young student, fi... (more story)
Three Sikhs suing to block the Marine Corps from forcing them to shave their beards while in basic training faced strong skepticism on Tuesday after a D.C. federal judge repeatedly suggested the prospective re... (more story)
A Texas federal judge said Tuesday he won't toss allegations that a state agency terminated two training managers because of their age and for taking medical leave, but told the workers the 11th Amendment may ... (more story)
A company that produces and sells surveillance and security systems favored male sales workers over women and illegally fired a female employee who stood up for herself, according to a lawsuit filed in Georgia federal court.
The Washington Nationals urged a D.C. federal court to dismiss the bulk of a complaint from a fired team scout who refused the COVID-19 vaccine, arguing on Tuesday that the employee's claims of retaliation and... (more story)
Call center employees for a human resources tech company spent up to 15 minutes per day on unpaid work logging in and out of their computers, an unlawful practice their employer did nothing to correct, accordi... (more story)
A new independent contractor rule, a circuit split that's reshaping where plaintiffs file collective actions, and renewed focus on state laws are a few of the transformations that wage and hour practitioners c... (more story)
An objector raised concerns about the contents of an $8.4 million settlement that aims to shutter an Uber driver misclassification suit, arguing that the court should revisit the deal's release terms, its clai... (more story)
U.S. Bancorp and a collective of branch assistant managers have reached a settlement to claims that the bank forced workers to perform off-the-clock work without pay, the parties told a Washington federal court on Tuesday.
Food service workers at Chicago Midway International Airport asked an Illinois federal judge on Tuesday to give an initial green light to a $1.3 million deal brokered with an airport food provider to resolve t... (more story)
California federal judge gave her final blessing to a $775,000 settlement for claims workers were denied meal breaks and were underpaid for time spent traveling to and from work sites at a solar energy project.
A marijuana retailer violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay an employee overtime for tasks like responding to work inquiries after hours, the worker said in a lawsuit filed in Florida federal court.
Federal prosecutors in Boston dismissed charges against the wife of a former Analog Devices Inc. engineer after the husband largely beat a case alleging he stole company trade secrets to jump-start his own com... (more story)
A Texas drilling executive who was convicted and sent to jail for conspiring to steal trade secrets won't be able to collect his half-million-dollar share of a drilling company he sold to the global engineerin... (more story)
As the EB-5 community publicly searches for answers to major questions regarding the law's crucial regional center program, developers behind the scenes are scrambling to line up more rural projects as players... (more story)